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February 4, 2021

Yellowstone visitation down 5% in 2020

CODY (WNE) — Yellowstone National Park reported its final 2020 numbers on Thursday, down 5% compared to 2019.

A total of 3,806,305 recreation visits took place to Yellowstone during the year. It was the fewest people who attended Yellowstone since 2014 and the first time since that year in which fewer than 4 million people entered the Park.

But it was also the year of the comeback, as the Park recorded its busiest September and October on record and second busiest August. 

The Park was closed due to health and safety reasons related to COVID-19...

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